The Center strengthens its work—both in terms of scientific rigor and application to real-world scenarios—through partnerships with federal, Tribal, state and local governments, industry, regional colleges and universities and others. Many productive partnerships and collaborations already exist and more are emerging as we work to address this issue.

Federal: Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Association, NOAA Ocean Acidification Program, NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NANOOS/US IOOS, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Olympic National Park, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Tribal: Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, Hoh Tribe, Lummi Tribe, Makah Tribe, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Quileute Tribe, Quinault Indian Nation, Tulalip Tribe, Stillaguamish Tribe, Suquamish Tribe

State: Puget Sound Partnership, Washington Department of Ecology, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington Department of Health, Washington Department of Natural Resources, Western Washington University

Local/Regional: Ekone Oyster Company, Jolly Roger Oyster Company, King County, Northwest Straits Initiative, Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association (PCSGA), Pacific Shellfish Institute, Seattle Aquarium, Southern California Coastal Water Research Program, Taylor Shellfish, Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery

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